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Condition: Birth Control
2/26/2015 8:06:55 AM

Reviewer: nik, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on this birth control for at least 2 years. I've been on other bc's before and always had my period for the whole week. With this pill I'm on it for about 3 days. It's been this way since I started using it (which isn't a problem with me). I'm just now having major problems with it. I've been on my period for about a month now. This has never happened to m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/7/2015 10:10:26 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on Chateal for about 9 months, primarily as birth control. The positive was that I never had any pregnancy scares. I set an alone on my phone and took the pill at the same time every day. Before I began Chateal, I never had any problems with major mood swings, nor spotting, nor heavy cramps. After I started taking Chateal, spotting was a regular occurrence, the worst in the last month. I ex ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/22/2015 12:59:07 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After reading these reviews, I'm fairly convinced that the horrible mood swings and overall sadness I experience about once a month is directly related to Chateal. I've been on it for about 6 months and at first I thought it was great- my period is regular, cramps are fairly minimal and it's effective as a contraceptive. I haven't noticed much of a difference in weight gain/los ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/15/2015 11:11:39 AM

Reviewer: jnt77886, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
No pill is perfect and I was not happy when Planned Parenthood gave me this instead of the TriCylce-type pill I wanted. But it turned out that Chanteal worked great for me. Everyone is different and that's why there're alway bad reviews for everything. I was on this pill for a year and a half. I recently got insurance so I tried the Cyclafem and have been bloated and full of acne ever sinc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/13/2014 10:33:27 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Switched to Chateal after having a bad experience with Mirena. I received Chateal from Planned Parenthood. I've been on it since May of 2014. First, few months of being on it I didn't have any side effects, but these last few months my emotions have been a roller coaster ride. My sex drive is extremely low causing a big strain on my relationship with my boyfriend right now. Going to Planne ... Show Full Comment

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